Virtual Events

While Ridley College’s campus is currently closed to all visitors, the Admissions Office looks forward to providing you with a personalized and interactive virtual tour at your convenience. Please contact to schedule a virtual tour or information session with a member of our team. 

Throughout the 2020-21 school year, we will be hosting virtual open houses for both Upper and Lower School prospective families, and participating in many virtual fairs and events. Whether you live locally, elsewhere in Canada, or on the other side the world, we look forward to connecting with you!

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Open House Events

Want to learn more about Ridley College? Join us at our Virtual Open House Events, designed to provide you with important information about our school. Whether you're looking for answers to questions on boarding, athletics or our outstanding IB programme, these sessions will be your essential introduction to Ridley. Then, following the event, learn from the Tigers who live it: comprised of diverse students from across the globe, our student panels will be happy to share their experiences with you and your family.
Why come to a Virtual Open House? 

From the comfort and convenience of their own home, interested families will be able to:

  • Speak with students, faculty, and staff about our programmes;
  • Delve into specific topics related to day-to-day life on campus;
  • Hear from student panels, who will speak about their individual experience at Ridley;
  • Have your questions answered about our boarding programme—and boarding generally!
  • Learn how Ridley prepares students for the world's top universities; and
  • Understand our commitment to nurturing the whole child—we focus on students' physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing, and engender in each one a lifelong love of learning.


October 29, 2020
• 7:00p.m. EST

This is Ridley N/A

November 24, 2020
• 7:00p.m. EST

Prep Hockey at Ridley Panel will take place during the event.

November 25, 2020
• 7:00p.m. EST

Upper School Boarding November 28, 2020 
• 10:00a.m.

November 26, 2020
• 7:00p.m. EST

Junior Boarding November 28, 2020 
• 10:00a.m.

January 28, 2021  
• 7:00p.m. EST

Guidance & University Placement January 30, 2021
• 10:00a.m. EST

February 25, 2021
• 7:00p.m. EST
International Baccalaureate Programme February 27, 2021 
• 10:00a.m.

April 15, 2021 
• 7:00p.m. EST

Co-Curriculars & Athletics April 17, 2021
• 10:00a.m. EST

May 6, 2021 
• 7:00p.m. EST

Immigration Support for International Students May 8, 2021 
• 10:00a.m. EST

Virtual Fairs

Learn more about Ridley College—wherever you are! Throughout the year, members of our Admissions team will be attending numerous Virtual Fairs and Events. They'll be happy to meet with you, share what makes Ridley a world leader in education and answer any questions you may have about our school. Have questions about an upcoming event? Reach out and contact our team!


September 18-19, 2020
6:00-10:00a.m. ET

Online Overseas
Education Fair  - Euroschool Agency, Kazakhstan
Anna Parkhomenko

September 20, 2020
• All Day

September 23-26, 2020
• 7:00-10:00a.m. ET
(7:00a.m.-10:00p.m. Beijing)

SinoSports China Virtual Fair Jenna Cameron

September 26, October 2 & 17, 2020  
• All Day

Jenna Cameron

September 26 & October 17, 2020
• All Day

Ridley Days at Vericant - Shenzhen

October 2 & October 17, 2020
All Day

Ridley Days at Vericant - Shanghai

October 3, 2020
12:00–4:00p.m. ET

Our Kids Virtual Fair

October 3-4, 2020
• All Day

IYM Virtual Prep School Fair

October 5, 2020
• 5:00-10:00p.m. ET

EduCanada USA

October 6, 2020
5:00-10:00p.m. ET

EduCanada Virtual Fair - U.S.A

October 9, 2020
• 9:00a.m. start

Grange School Virtual Fair – Lagos, Nigeria

October 14, 2020
6:00-10:00a.m. ET

EduCanada Asia

October 17, 2020
•  5:00p.m.-5:00a.m.

TABS Connect Nairobi, Kenya

October 23, 2020
• 9:00p.m.-9:00a.m. ET

TABS Connect Hanoi, Vietnam

October 23, 2020
• 9:00p.m.-9:00a.m. ET

TABS Connect Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

October 26, 2020
• 8:10-8:30 p.m. ET

Parents League Boarding School Fair

October 31, 2020
• 5:00p.m.–5:00a.m. ET

TABS Connect Moscow, Russia

November 5, 2020
• 5:00-9:00p.m. PST (8:00p.m.-12:00a.m. EST)

CAIS Boarding School Fair: West North America

November 5–7, 2020
• 9:00a.m.–2:00p.m. ET

Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools (SAES) Boarding School Fair: Interviews

November 14, 2020

Atlas Virtual Fair, Ukraine

November 19, 2020
• 5:00-9:00p.m. EDT

CAIS Boarding School Fair: East North America

November 30, 2020
• 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. EDT

CAIS Boarding School Fair: Europe, Russia, & Turkey

November 2020

Ridley in Japan Virtual Open House

December 3, 2020
• 9:00a.m.-1:00p.m. EDT

January 13, 2021
5:00-9:00a.m. EDT

CAIS Boarding School Fair: North Asia

January 20, 2021
4:00-8:00p.m. EDT

CAIS Boarding School Fair: South America

January 27, 2021
6:00-10:00a.m. EDT

CAIS Boarding School Fair: South Asia
P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.